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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
half of the 20th century, sudden, inc. lyndon johnson's life, watching hip exercise power is a way to see what a president can really do. >> chris: robert carroll spent almost half his life telling the story of lbj but he says he's not a biographer, he's a student of power, how you get it and what you do with it. and, johnson, he says, was a genius at both. >> chris: how long did you think it was going to take? >> i... ten years. >> chris: and now, we're, what 36 years into this. >> something like that. >> chris: the breadth and depth of the work is stunning, since 1976 he has written four books, 3400 pages, winning almost every award there is starting with the pulitzer and he's not yet to johnson and vietnam. why has it taken so long? when we he look at how johnson was first elected to the senate in 1948, by 87 votes, he ended up writing a book about it. >> nobody has ever looked at a stolen election from beginning to end. and say, this is where the stolen election is... >> chris: and the latest, "passage of power" tells how johnson succeeded john kennedy and saved his agenda. >>
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
political power works in america in the last half of the 20th century study lyndon johnson's life. it is a way to see what a president can really do. >> chris: robert carol spent almost half his life telling the story of lbj. he says he is a not a biographer. he is a student of power, how you get it and what you do with it and johnson he says was a genius at both. >> chris: how long did you think it was going to take you? >> i thought about ten years. >> chris: and now we are, what, 36 years into this? >> something like that. >> chris: the breadth and depth of the work is stunning. since 1976, caro has written four books, 3400 pages, winning almost every award there is starting with the pulitzer and not yet to johnson and vietnam. why has it taken so long? when caro looked at how johnson was first elec elected so the e in 1948 by 40 votes he wrote a book about it. >> nobody has ever looked and said this is what a stolen election it. >> chris: and the late evangelicals tells how johnson succeeded john kennedy and saved his agenda. >> he takes legislation that wasn't going to pass c
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
an invitation? libertarian presidential candidate, gary johnson of the he will join us here live. >>> plus an influential coal miners union says it won't endorse president obama's slamming the administration's war on coal. will this be a deciding factor in the election? >>> houses of millionaires collecting unemployment checks? does that make sense to you? even when they say it's not it is always about money. melissa: so here's look at the day's market headlines. spain's prime minister denying speculation that a spanish bailout request is imminent. stocks pared early session gains following the news and the dow closed down 32 points on the day. >>> a mixed picture for u.s. auto sales in september. chrysler posted a strong 12% year-over-year gain. general motors saw a tepid 1.5% advance and ford sales were basically flat. >>> shares of metropcs skyrocketed nearly 18%. deutsche telekom's t-mobile is reportedly in talks to merge with metropcs. >>> the big story all night and all day, the new york's attorney general hits jpmorgan with a civil lawsuit over mortgage-backed securities. it will be
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
much you can do. host: thanks for calling. this on twitter -- on facebook -- gary johnson will be on this program to take your calls in about an hour, 8:30 eastern time. the last call from texas reminds us of the interview with ross belprospero. -- with ross perot. richard spoke with him down in plano, texas. the headline, the u.s. is headed for disaster. the full interview with richard wolfe of "usa today" talking with perot, 9:00 p.m. eastern time. [video clip] >> do you think if we had had a administration from 1993 it through 2001, that things would be different today in terms of our fiscal picture? >> i would make every effort. i would have had to deal with the two parties. i would've gone directly to the american people for their full support. once you actually have that, you probably can get them to agree to anything, including a bad idea, which i would not have done. someone asked someone if he still stood for anything, and he said, "young man, i stand for reelection." host: that was an interview with ross perot. and here's the front page written by richard of to d
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
johnson event, which prevents nonprofits from endorsing or supporting political candidates. it was added to the tax code by lyndon b. johnson. some historians say as a way to silence his critics. attorney jordan laurs, says the law is unconstitutional. >> the irs has no business making a theological determination that certain topics are off limits if you are having church on the weekend. >> reporter: but organizations like americans united for a separation of church special state say the johnson amendment must be upheld to protect the divide between faith and politicians. >> what is at stake is the integrity of churches. churches are not supposed to be political action committees am people don't go to church tow hfer hear to vote for for the city council or president. they go for spiritual solace and to learn about the holy scripture, want to be told who is the best president. >> reporter: this is the fifth year of public freedom sunday. the number of pastors has grown three-fold from just last year. their ultimate goal is to have the irs law declared unconstitutional and the other is to
Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
johnson has more. >> reporter: almost 20% of u.s. adolescents have trouble sleeping or are sleep deprived. a study in the canadian medical association journal looked at more than 4,000 adolescents. those who had trouble sleeping had a higher body mass index, larger waist size, higher cholesterol and blood pressure. those who just didn't get enough sleep had higher body mass index and larger waist size. a high sleep disturbance score was associated with higher consumption of fried food, soft drinks sweets and snacks. the authors conclude poor sleep hygiene amongst adolescents appears to be associated with increased cardiovascular risk and they say improving sleep hygiene early in life may be important for the prevention of cardiovascular disease later in life. for cardiovascular disease later in life. i'm dr. timothy johnson. >> wow. >> how do you feel about our job right now? >> great. >> scary. >> i feel great about it. >> every story we do about sleep deprivation freaks me out. >> i can survive on five hours a night. teens need nine hours. ironically the school day, done a lot of resear
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Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. >> this is a challenge to the 1954 johnson amendment preventing nonprofit charities and churches from endorsing or supporting political candidates and was added to the tax code by senator johnson at the time. some say it was way to silence the critics of his policy. an attorney which is organizing the movement says the law is unconstitutional. >> the i.r.s. has no business making a theological determination that certain top ins are off limits if you are having church on the weekend. >> organizations like americans united for a separation of church and state say the johnson amendment must be upheld to provide the divide between faith and politics. >> what is at stake is the integrity of churches. they are not political action committees. people do not go to church if the purpose of hearing who to vote for. they go there for spiritual solace. they good for personal instruction to learn about their holy scriptures not to be told who is the best president. >>heather: this is the 5th year for public freedom sunday, and the number has thrown threefold from last year, with the goal to get congress to
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
%. what do you think about the fact that gary johnson, a libertarian candidate, is probably going to be on all 50 ballots, and the conventional wisdom is he is going to draw from mitt romney and it makes a difference in colorado and it makes a difference in virginia. it will make a difference in north carolina. does that worry you? >> no, it doesn't worry me. >> they're not going to throw their vote away when we have an election here that's about the future of america. i don't see that happening, candy. this is a widely debated thing in 1980 with john anderson, gary johnson. >> sure, but ross perot made a difference. >> sure. >> they think that perot widely lost. >> we don't have a third party candidate anywhere near the name recognition or the popularity of ross perot or john anderson. i just don't see that happening. in fact, i see that it's almost a nonfactor, so i'm not worried about it. >> let me ask you about the new economic figures that came out. unemployment dipped below 8%. something i'm sure republicans celebrate as well. does it not undercut what has been the central t
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Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm EDT
and healthcare names like mcdonald's , walmart, johnson & johnson, the first two were the only two positive stocks in the dow in 08. truly defensive companies. we feel you need a balance in your portfolio. ashley: it could set the tone for the markets. that tone could be pretty negative. i learned about that? >> well, so far all of the last ten quarters made even more corporate profits. or brett profits are slowing. that is where we are in the cycle right now. i think the real question is looking forward in 2013 as the fiscal cliff is adverted and congress and the president come to an agreement on a progrowth comprehensive tax reform then all gdp estimates, and corporate profits we accelerate north. tracy: about ten seconds, you think this rally is because of romney? >> i think a little bit to do with it. regardless of the outcome of the presidential election, as long as we have a split government and a split government will force either candidate to come to the table in terms of comprehensive tax reform. tracy: we hope. ashley: thank you so much for joining with us. the first two weeks can
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
's probably a good thing. >> owner woody johnson, carol, says he is more focused on the presidential race than a race for a playoff spot. jets fans may welcome this distraction, certainly, from thinking about the last game their team played, the loss to the 49ers sunday i won't reveal that again. johnson may have a better chance backing romney. take a listen to what he just told bloomberg tv. >> well, i think you always have to put country first. i think it's very, very important that for -- not only for us, but in particular our kids and grandkids that this election come off with mitt romney and ryan as president and vice president. >> okay. so johnson is choosing paul ryan over jets coach rex ryan. but he is a major fund-raiser for the romney campaign in new york and connecticut and also in new jersey. just as he was for john mccain and george w. bush. the news isn't too surprising. he's not alone. more than a few team owners in major sports are politically involved. there can be a backlash from these kinds of political stands. famous quote from 1990. michael jordan was asked to support a de
Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm EDT
beauty about what he does. i have another source is a former cia agent named larry johnson had told me that camino, the cia covert an awful lot from karl rove and the way his deniability and office operations he does. he's both very commit very visible, he's something like a 70% name recognition united states. that's it you justin bieber. or we'd all we'd all probably know what he does. and when you go back over history and look at the thing starting to unfold in the election, he has deniability of one level after another. to me, the story became interested in a way because most people thought karl rove was finished in 2008 in the bush presidency started to come to an end. he had been forced out of the white house in 2007. he was the prime target in the two biggest scandals of the bush era, the valley plan affair in the united states attorney scandal. bush left a 22% approval rating from lowest in the history of the united states. and even top republican strategists like adderall and said that his version was tainted forever. no one would ever want to be a bush republican and work with
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
to be one of the deadly. >> this is bruce johnson and we're at the shell station in connecticut in montgomery
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Oct 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
: in your brain. >> peter johnson, jr. in for dave briggs. >> nice to see you. >> alisyn: did you stay up and watch the debate? . no, i watched clips. >> on your twitter feed. thousands were trying to get in and the servers were down and so many people were trying to log in and the servers were down. >> didn't have to pay-- >> the twitter feed. >> alisyn: and meanwhile, we are in the final stretch, it has been a long two years, bracing up to this exact moment. 30 days. >> can you believe that? >> no, i can't, until the election, and by the way, mitt romney sees a post debate bump in the polls and it's significant, prior to the debate. and mitt romney in a national poll was two points behind and now he's two points up. and s-49-47. >> rasmussen in 2008 had the most accurate polls from 2008. we're going to ask scott about it on the show later. we asked him the last time we had new polls about the national polls. you can look at swing state polls and get a really nugget of information, national, sort of a not maybe as interesting. when you look at florida right now where the candidates, wher
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
, johnson dumped into a dinghy and made his way to a sailboat anchored in the potomac. police have not said what led to the shooting. >>> 14 after the hour. president obama appears to be winning where it matters most a little more than five weeks before election day now. he leads mitt romney by two percentage points among likely voters nationwide. that's according to the latest "washington post"/abc news poll. the president leads his republican rival by 11 points among likely voters in swing states, that includes virginia, ohio, and florida. the president taking a break from campaigning to prepare for the first presidential debate. that will happen on wednesday in denver. mitt romney headed to denver today. the republican presidential nominee will hold a rally there this evening as he prepares for wednesday's debate. >>> vp candidate paul ryan will prepare for his debate in virginia. the republican vp candidate will hold a debate. vice president joe biden is using chris van holland to stand in for ryan. the debate is scheduled on october the 8th in kentucky. >>> the supreme court justices w
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
is the way to go. it's not the way to win elections. i am positive that johnson doesn't spend time thing about how they can suppress voters. we certainly don't, it just isn't worth it frankly, but that solution, the solution of the id is absolutely the wrong one. >> i'd like to thank you all for coming here. i know you have a busy schedule. i'd like to redo a quote from eric schultz on this issue. he said in the aftermath of the citizens united decision in unprecedented amounts of campaign spending, often by groups that won't disclose their donors. so my question is, how important is anonymity? because it seems to me like if your argument is money is free speech, then we should hold people accountable for what they say. if the ceo of pepsi were to give $1 million to mitt romney tomorrow, i wouldn't buy pepsi for the rest of the year. so how are you going to hold it accountable? >> just one year? [laughter] >> he's not that committed. you've got to work on it. >> other pepsi products might be okay. just pepsi itself. >> not in new york city if they're really large. >> but what i'm saying
Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm EDT
the money and the johnson not fall but we got that. we found from our research, when you talk about it in that terms, here is what the president sold to the american people on the economy. not only did not create the jobs, it created a lot of debt. spent a lot of money, not a lot of results. that is our messaging. we tried to hold elected officials to their record and also for the promises they have made. that is why a lot of politicians do not like super pacs. >> one of the things that we talk about in this class is targeting. living here, between the york and philadelphia, you will not see many of these. potentially, pennsylvania has been a target state. right now, neither side is concentrating too hard. it is important to remember, there is a lot of money concentrated to a small number of states, and ultimately, a small number of people in those states. that is a port for everyone to remember. the important point of campaign finances and the unintended consequences, students in the class now that is one of my pet peeves. unintended consequences of well- intentioned legislation. w
Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the world. >> steven johnson is our guest sunday taking calls, e-mails and tweets on "in depth." looking at science history, cyber world, popular culture and computer networking in politics. live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span2. >> next a symposium on partisan politics and compromise. this hour and a half event is hosted by the university of southern california schwarzenegger's institute for state and global policy. panelists include senator john mccain and former senator tom daschle. >> we all breathe the same air. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the chairman of the institute and the inaugural holder of the governor downey chair professor of state and global policy at u.s.e., governor arnold schwarzenegger. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you very much for the fantastic introduction. that's exactly the way i wrote it. [laughter] also thank you very much for your great partnership. one thing i wanted to correct what you said today is i did not win miss universe. different bikinis, waxing, all of those things i did not win that competition. it's m
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Oct 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
are they trying to rewrite history or is it just politics as usual? fox news legal analyst peter johnson, jr. is here. >> good morning. this is the biggest case of spilled milk. the losers lament that i've ever heard in my life. everyone is pointing fingers. wasn't the president's fault. >> steve: no! >> it was everybody else's fault. lehrer, we thought he would be in the tank for us. he wasn't. he let mitt romney talk, big failure for him. so he's trashed in the "new york times" today. he's done. now we have phony fact checks. everything romney said was wrong. he's not a real debater. he's a performer. the guy he said was a stiff has become ronald reagan, john wayne combined. so he's a tremendous performer. the president was thinking about something else. he was distracted. the altitude was too high for him. even though he gave his acceptance speech four years ago in denver and didn't have a problem with the altitude. we have one excuse after the another. now on the stump, the president is doing the clint eastwood routine. he's talking to the chair. he's talking to the empty chair and mitt
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
believe the pair may have been involved in ten crimes. >>> larry johnson is in police custody. the former kansas city chiefs running back was arrested on accusations of choking his ex-girlfriend. police say johnson had scratches on his face at the time of the arrest. the bomb had cruising on her neck and face. he'll be able to post bond sometime later today after a state mandated 15 hours in police custody. time 8:57. 62 degrees at the airport. here's a look at what's coming up next on 11 news saturday morning. >> playoff baseball comes to baltimore. and our o's fans are happily. a live report coming up. >>> and the unemployment rate falls below 8%. what that means for the presidential nominees less than a month before the election. >> really nice morning this morning but some changes are coming. get your insta weath hahahaha! hooohooo, hahaha! this is awesome! folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. i'd say happier than a slinky on an escalator. get happy. get geico. melons!!! oh yeah!! well that was uncalled for. folks who save hundreds of dollars switchin
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Oct 6, 2012 3:00am PDT
of the -- as of the date of my television appearances. that is not good enough for republic senators mccain and johnson they have now written a letter of their own that says the obama administration is either misleading congress and the american people or it is blaming the death of four americans on the intelligence community. and also that, quote: ambassador rice claims the administration launched a comprehensive effort to determine what happened at benghazi. but the administration failed to secure the scene of the terrorist attack for three weeks. allowing evidence and sensitive information to be compromised and destroyed from beginning to end. the administration's behavior in the wake of the attack indicates a breath-taking level of incompetence and suggests an intent to deliberately mislead congress and the american people. we heard from the defense secretary leon panetta a few hours ago. he said the u.s. is following up on some arrests that have been made in the benghazi case. and that they are doing everything possible to go after those who were involved in the attack. and he made those comments
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
to play. putting out five runs against texas and it's closing time for jim johnson. gets david murphy to fly out and the orioles win it, 5-1. they move on to the american league division series where they will host the yankees tomorrow. college football note for you. terps hosting wake forest in college park at 3:30 today. and that is your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. i hope your saturday is a good one. >> thanks, carol. >>> turns out michael phelps is not just king of the pool but he is also not too bad on the links either. check this out. the champion swimmer was competing in the pro-am golf tournament scotland when he sank that 50-yarder. that is longer than the pool he usually swims in. in fact he might now hold the record for the longest televised pike to be made. >> just what he needs. another record. >>> right now hundreds of people are running with the wounded warriors. the 5-k race raises money for the wounded warrior transitional housing project. the proceeds will be used to build traditional homes for wounded warriors in the vincent hall retirement community in mclean,
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
buffalo chicken wraps on every single menu. >> and rounding it out, johnson-and-wales. >> if you want to study the culinary field. >> kat >>> good morning. 9:56. i'm marla tellez. east bay is celebrating this morning and so are the oakland a's. the champagne started flowing after the a's secured their spot in the playoffs. a spot they have not been in since 2006. oakland has two more games against the rangers. if they win outright, they win the division. >>> the giants are worried about buster posey. he was pulled from the game with back spasms. posey will be reevaluated today. >>> and san francisco's all aglow with giants fever. the giants open the playoffs on saturday. matt cain will be on the hill. they play game two on sunday. the opponent is to be determined. >>> the forecast is ever so important. let's get a look at it now with christina. >> starting with a live picture and crystal clear conditions over the city by the bay. it is rare to get the clarity during the first week of october. if you have tickets to the a's game, it is 75 degrees there now. 7:00 p.m. when the game star
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
johnson is our guest depth."ay on 'in- he will get popular culture and computer networking and politics, i've at noon eastern on "book tv." journal"ington continues. host: james montoya is our guest. what is the college board? guest: a membership organization of over 6000 educational institution knows, organizations that are all focused on connecting students to college success. host: and the purpose of the s.a.t.? when it was first created? guest: the s.a.t. has been around for decades. the idea was to create a more level playing field for students, but sickly for those that lived in axa's that might not have access to the interview campus. it provided an opportunity for us nationally to have an examination that all colleges could use to help them in the admissions process. host: there are now three sections of it. guest: the third section is been in place about eight years. the s.a.t. is measuring those skills that are necessary for college success -- reading, writing, and mathematics. host: there is a recent report -- what is the date take away -- what is the big take away? guest: when
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. >> my advice is for woody johnson who not only owns the new york jets but is the co-chair of the romney campaign. he said the other day he would rather win the presidency than have a winning season. well, he's already off to a good start. he lost 34-0 against the niners. and i've noticed that his candidate actually mitt romney has thrown more interceptions than tony romo. >> right. you need tim tebow. >> i'm saying bench mitt and bring in tebow. >> so i'm going to take us away from politics completely. i'll save my debate advice for tomorrow. my advice is for jenny mccarthy. many of you know she's famous for making the argument that vaccines cause autism, which is an argument most of the scientific community vigorously disputes. now she's out with a new book about her background as a catholic. she's in a nun's ha bot. something like up from catholicism or my escape from catholicism. i'm catholic, we're used to sort of taking fire and so on. my advice to her is think a little harder. there's a combination here. you can do both at once. you can have a book called why catholicism causes au
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
in glade scented oil candles. sc johnson, a family company. fabulous photos that make you do a double take and make you say what the what? miss sarah hayes is here with this week's top picks. what have you got? >> totally. our first photo comes from jerry goldstein from delaware, ohio. look at this, silver dollar saloon. fire danger extreme. don't even fart in the forest. that was taken at mt. rushmore during the severe drought. >> clearly a sense of humor. >> you win. >> don't push your luck. don't fart in the forest. st. paul, minnesota, submitted this photo. maybe they should think about changing the mascot. that is a pea sample at the zoo. >> can you imagine the kid going, please, take a picture of me with this sample. >> those look like -- >> i get it but looks like -- >> waves in the urine. >> i like this segment. >> we have a photo from anne hathaway, no, not that one, from st. cloud, minnesota. don't stop here but bus stop, but don't, buses aren't coming. it was just during a state fair. wasn't that confusing? wouldn't you put that over the bus stop sign. claire martinez from court
Oct 5, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. callback and read the book on lyndon johnson. the use or abuse of the filibuster has been used or abuse in the last 10 days or three years more than once in the 1960's 197's combined by the republicans. the president has an opportunity to come back if the republicans decide their first mission it can no longer be with senator jim demint. mitch mcconnell said the first priority was to make sure obama was it first term president. that would be out of the cards if he was re-elected. there was the possibility of working on different issues. if you have some good progressives reelected -- elizabeth warren -- you have a chance to find partnership on core issues. i'll name one. even something the chamber of commerce signed onto. this country could use an infrastructure bank that would put people back to work and rebuild the infrastructure. with mitt romney, you need somebody to, and that will -- who comes in and that will understand that 47% of americans are not freeloaders but part of a political system and a country that deserves the respect. paul ryan has put forward a budget. another of th
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